Athlete of the Week: Mason Walls


Ally Jones

Mason Walls

Name: Mason Walls

Sport: Wrestling

Grade: 11


Walls defeated Lane Aikey of Bellefonte, a returning USMC Cadet Greco-Roman All American, by a score of 8-7.  

Coach Terry Tate’s quote: 

“This was a huge win for Mason and could be a big first step in showing him just how good he has the potential to be.”

Eagle Eye: How did you first get involved in this sport?

MW: “My dad encouraged me early on and I finally cracked and joined”

EE: What other sports do you play?

MW: “none”

EE: Favorite sports team?

MW: “Eagles”

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

MW: “David Taylor”

EE: Favorite Food?

MW: “Wings”

EE: What is your favorite part of the sport you play?

MW: “Seeing the hard work pay off”

EE: What is your greatest memory from this sport?

MW: “Beating Ian Cronch after he beat me the year before”

EE: What is your greatest motivation to succeed?

MW: “Hating to lose”

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

MW: “Hard work pays off”

EE: What are your future goals?

MW: “To place at states and wrestle in college”